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Global Diseases: Voices from the Vanguard

Watch the 2016 Lectures

Missed a Voices lecture? Now you can watch the entire lecture series.

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CTEGD Faculty

CTEGD is a research unit at UGA that brings together interdisciplinary researchers from the Departments of Cellular Biology, Microbiology, Genetics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Entomology, Infectious Diseases, Ecology, and Food Safety.

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Graduate Student Training

CTEGD is one of UGA’s most prominent biomedical research and training programs. Students in CTEGD have the choice of 21 laboratories that work at the very forefront of global health.

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Employment Opportunities

Find current employment openings for a variety of research positions.

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Give to the CTEGD Fund

Financial contributions from alumni and friends are vital to accomplishing CTEGD’s mission to pursue cutting edge research in emerging global diseases and train students in this field.

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Upcoming Events

9:00 am CTEGD Seminar: Christopher West @ Coverell Center, room 175
CTEGD Seminar: Christopher West @ Coverell Center, room 175
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
What Oxygen Sensing in a Social Amoeba Can Tell Us About Toxoplasma Christopher West Professor & Department Head Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology University of Georgia Tuesday, December 6, 2016 9:00 am Coverdell Center, room...
11:00 am Cell Biology: James Fadool @ BioSciences room 404A
Cell Biology: James Fadool @ BioSciences room 404A
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
“Shedding Light on Photoreceptor Development, Patterning and Evolution” James Fadool Dept. of Biological Sciences, Florida State...

Who We Are

The Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases (CTEGD) of the University of Georgia is a university-wide, interdisciplinary center established in 1998 to foster research, education and service related to tropical and emerging global infectious diseases.

Based on a strong foundation of parasitology, immunology, cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry and genetics, CTEGD’s 22 faculty are from eight departments in four colleges/schools.